Rio Blanco, Colorado
Rio Blanco County IT Director, Blake Mobley, is the project manager of the Rio Blanco Broadband project. The RBC Broadband project provides an FTTH solution in Meeker and Rangely and a fixed wireless solution for rural Rio Blanco. Prior, Blake served as Meeker School District’s IT Director for nearly 20 years and in 1999, implemented one of the first fully fiber connected school districts in Colorado. Later, In 2001, the school, town, hospital, library and county formed a joint fiber optic, metropolitan area network which served these entities for about 15 years until the entire infrastructure evolved into the RBC Broadband project. Rio Blanco County is now the fastest internet county in Colorado.